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    August 2, 2013
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[♪ theme music ] >> oh, i have been here waiting for hours for jacki. good morning, everybody. good morning, current tv land. >> you know what works, steph is i have a little bird in my ear that tells me when you are there or not there. so you can pretend -- >> cobwebs. i have just been waiting and waiting. >> you literally showed up eight
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seconds ago. >> >> stephanie: well, i'm here before jim. >> that's not saying much. >> stephanie: right. we have tina dupuy and john fugelsang right out of the gait. >> maybe that is why jim is late. that is too much sexiness. >> stephanie: here she is jacki schechner. >> good morning, everybody. we have jobs numbers out today. we added 162,000 jobs in july, and the unemployment rate ticked down. npr has a good piece out explaining the unemployment rate. 36% of u.s. i adults are neither working nor looking. and that explains because they are retiring, going to college, or choosing to be stay at home parents.
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usembassies are closing sundays due to a credible security threat. they have specific information of targets on a us embassy, but they don't know exactly which one. they could stay closed past sunday, but this is a preliminary step. >> edward snowden is out of the moscow airport and living somewhere in russia. this image shows him finally leaving for the first time since june 23rdrd. snowden's russian lawyer says he is in a safe place but is keeping details under raps. he has one year of temporary asyl asylum. white house spokesman jay carne
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says president obama is extremely disappointed with russia's decision to give snowden the temporary asylum. we're back after the break. compelling true stories. >> nine. (adam) this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines. way inside. (christoff) we're patrolling the area looking for guns, drugs, bodies ... (adam) we're going to places where few others are going. [lady] you have to get out now. >> lots of terrible things happen to people growing marijuana. >> this crop to me is my livelihood. >> i'm being violated by the health care system. (christoff) we go and spend a considerable amount of time getting to know the people and the characters that are actually living these stories. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current.
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>> occupy! >> we will have class warfare. (vo) true stories, current perspective. documentaries. on current tv.
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♪ ♪ it's a beautiful day ♪ don't let it get away >> stephanie: uh-huh. it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome to it. happy friday. six minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. well, you know, worshipped by slut bags everywhere. ♪ fugelsang, superstar >> that's mr. slut bag to you.
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>> stephanie: he is magnificent. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: in the new york bureau, here he is fridays with fugelsang. >> how about that new pope, huh? >> stephanie: no foreplay, here he is. here he comes. >> good morning, kids. greeting from the new york bureau. >> stephanie: how about that pope. he is the first to say gay. >> and he admitted the gay lobby. but nothing changes, you can have gay priests as long as they are sellbait. >> is everybody gay! >> stephanie: and they pretty much said -- >> computer says yes. >> well, he admitted there were gay priests. we have had father gary meyer on
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our show who wrote a gay priest memoir, and then came out and admitted it. >> stephanie: chris you might as well take your organ out now. [♪ organ music ] >> stephanie: father fugelsang? >> yes, my child. >> stephanie: we had a guy come in and talk about soddam and gomorrah. i thought it was about being overfed and arrogant and not helping the poor and needy. >> that's what it was before. they are horrible people. they are drinking blood, wearing white after labor day, you don't hear much about the gomorrah-its, just the
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soddam-i soddam-ites, so the angels come, and the crowd gathers and they say who are those two guys. and lott says no, take my two virgin daughters, you can gang rape them. >> kind of like ariel castro. >> sort of. and then the angels come out with some hog wort stuff, and the moral of the story is elton john, and anderson cooper are very bad men. >> stephanie: oh, okay. thank you father. >> can you can antibiotics for gomorrah. >> yes, and callmine lotion as
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well. >> stephanie: did jesus ever speak about turtle sex. because we got a little bit sidetracked. it's up on youtube of turtles doing it. the male very vocal, the female, literally, chris and i detected an eye roll. >> yes. >> how long does it go on for? >> stephanie: quite a while. >> two minutes, three minutes, maybe. >> how much friction can a turtle create, really? >> stephanie: you have to ask elaine childs. [♪ circus music ] >> like throwing a hot dog down a hallway maybe. >> like a golf pencil down a mine shaft! >> i'm just playing your game. >> yes, you are.
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>> stephanie: so this i know for sure is wrong. >> i know jesus never condemned turtle sex. that's what i know. >> stephanie: i don't know about this. this is a turtle having sex with a crock, shoe. and this is cuter. >> it's squeaky. [ squeaking ] >> stephanie: oh. all right. oh. >> oh. >> done already. [ sweek ] -- [ squeak ] >> stephanie: that is totes adorbs. i think a turtle having sex with any sort of footwear is just
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wrong. >> here is the turtle from yesterday. [ turtle moaning ] [ laughter ] >> that's -- >> is that a turtle or is that paris hilton. [♪ circus music ] >> stephanie: no, that -- >> because i saw that tape it sounds exactly the same. >> it's elaine chow. >> stephanie: stop it. that's because elaine chow was married to mitch mcconnell who sounds like a turtle. >> katherine march wrote when i worked at the zoo we had giant tortuses. the male broke his leg while
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having sex. so he loved around on a skateboard until he healed. turtles get elevation during sex. >> i'm learning all of this stuff i wish i didn't know. >> stephanie: i blame anthony weiner. >> yeah, let's get started on anthony weiner? here. you don't even know how awful it is to be in new york now, kids. >> stephanie: oh, god. >> and christine quinn every tv appearance, she is competing with anthony weiner as if he was still in the race. it's like watching the guy from chicago tour. it's like, oh, please, the corpse is rotting, stop, stop. ♪ if you leave me now >> stephanie: oh, no. >> yeah, it's turn going a zombie campaign. but i understand he has to stay in the race so he can lose the primary gracefully. >> stephanie: maybe they can do
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a remake of please go. >> anthony weiner will you please go now. >> stephanie: yeah. >> it's just sad. it's like watching your pets die. and he is still doing it. and what is interesting is how mean the media has gotten towards his wife. i mean she stayed loyal to her husband, forgave season, and everything that society says she is supposed to do. and she is being punished. >> stephanie: how old is you ginormous baby now? >> he is 16 months in baby years. >> stephanie: yeah. >> she said last week at the ap building, i'm staying for my child, for myself and for my
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family. so get off of her case. and poor sydney leathers. we were trying to book her on "viewpoint," and she has the same manager as tan mom. and it's like some girls just can't stop getting exploited. >> oh, god. >> can't stop getting exploited. >> stephanie: and meanwhile weiner made it worse yesterday he maintained the mystery of his carlos danger persona, saying it was a joke between him and one person and would not comment on it further. you are like oh, no. i suppose person means one of his sexting partners, right? >> exactly. one of the multitude. >> he also remained composed while acknowledging the possibility of more women. he said i can't say things from
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my past will not come up again. in a very poor choice of words. >> anthony weiner should send penis pictures to every place in the world that we need to pay attention to. >> if you are tweeting to people it's not personal anymore. >> stephanie: right. it's not a private part anymore. it's a public part. >> there are direct messages you can send. >> stephanie: right. >> i still don't think -- >> there is no reasonable expectation of privacy with those, though. >> but i'll say it again, guys any women who wants to see a picture of your penis, probably already has her own penis. >> stephanie: [ inaudible ] says weiner is psychologically unfit --
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>> this is a guy who defends ira terrorism. >> stephanie: he said congressman king never wanted me to become mayor. i'm not looking for peter king's vote, in fact i would be a little ashamed if i had it. oh, that's what would be shameful. now that's icky. >> you know who's endorsement he did? the rent is too damn high guy. >> too damn high! >> you notice no democratic congressmen are running to his aid. and i wonder why no one wants to condemn filner on the national level. because i would argue what he did is much worse. and yet, i don't hear pelosi or anyone calling for him to resign. >> stephanie: but you have to
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give his lawyer credit. that it was san diego's fault for not giving him sexual harassment training. >> you can't even measure the size of this guys scrotum on that. >> stephanie: exactly. >> cut this guy lose, democratic party. filner, even the name is gross. filner? i just met her. >> oh! >> stephanie: facial lick. all right. eighteen minutes after the hour. we'll continue with fridays with fugelsang after the break. >> announcer: i got her number off of the men's room stall. 1-800-steph-1-2.
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>> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> with a distinctly satirical point of view. if you believe in state's rights but still believe in the drug war, you must be high. >> only on current tv. ♪
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♪ what you going to do with all that junk, all that junk inside your trunk ♪ ♪ i'm going to get you drunk, get you love drunk off my hump, my hump, my lovely little lump ♪ ♪ check it out -- >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> wow. >> stephanie: the turtle hump. all right. >> you can actually hear rock dying if you listen closely. >> stephanie: twenty-three minutes after the hour. fridays with fugelsang that sultry voice you hear from the new york bureau. jenny from georgia you are on with john. >> caller: hi, first of all i want to thank you and your crack team of news makers -- news
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reporters to enlighten on this situation of inappropriate sexual behavior and the difference, and -- so it's caused me to want to enter a two-week intensive program on that subject so that i will better understand the difference between -- >> stephanie: are we speaking about turtle sex or bob filner? >> caller: no, i'm worried about the turtle having asthma, but that's just another subject. but i'm going to call this seminar, 50 shades of fugelsang and i know that government of san diego will pay for a suite at a posh hotel with a spa, and -- >> stephanie: all right. >> caller: i'm going to hang up now and start packing for it, so
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john, call me and we'll make the arrangements. >> absolutely. it's been fun participating in this conversation. >> what the hell was that? >> stephanie: i don't know. >> i want to point out that momma for obama debbie wasserman schultz has called for filner to resign. >> stephanie: all right. >> i don't understand what that conversation was about. >> stephanie: i think she was trying to pick you up in a clumsy way. >> you don't need to be clever with me. really. i have a y chromosome. you just pretty much have to show up and i'm there. >> maybe show an ankle. >> stephanie: exactly. oh, boy. by the way, keep your organ out for the' collieses and tall
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mook. [ inaudible ] sa said -- [overlapping speakers] >> stephanie: thank you, jim. thank you for that. [♪ circus music ] >> stephanie: he said i believe the democrat -- >> oh, it hurts so much when they make that little inside joke when they -- doesn't it democrats? >> stephanie: i think it's a an anti life family, and these are things that christians hold dear. >> a lot of democrats go to church. >> you got to imagine the stuff this guy is into. this guy is amazing. if he gets elected, first off i'm half virginian, it's really bad that the state could put a lunatic like this in the office.
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he will be a gift to comedians. so if you make this guy your lieutenant governor, we comics are going to flog the gop with him for years. >> he's bozo on a pogo stick crazy. >> stephanie: i like that. speaking of which, john, wow, how about that ariel castro. wow! >> in between apologizing for kidnapping these women, and then saying it was consensual and feeling sorry for himself, he actually slut shamed them. >> stephanie: yeah, wow. that -- that was something, right. the sex at a certain point
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became consent wall. as it does when you are chained to someone's ceiling. >> and i don't need to hear about how much he loved his daughter, and how much his daughter, quote, loved him. >> stephanie: yeah, he's just a regular family guy. >> i promised myself last year i would never make another prison rape joke, and he really tested my limits yesterday. that is the greatest case of slut shaming since limbaugh and chandra fluke. >> stephanie: yeah, here he is yesterday. >> [ inaudible ]. >> stephanie: oh, he's sick. i'm just sick -- the microphones in the courtroom were bad yesterday. >> stephanie: i know, and i was actually grateful for that. >> right now, somewhere in this country, some lady you used to work with is now writing him a
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love letter. >> you know it's true. and that's sad. >> stephanie: yeah, here he is about his daughter. >> every time i came home i felt so bad because of the situation [ inaudible ] and my daughter [ inaudible ]. >> oh, see he is completely sane. >> stephanie: yeah, wow. but that was scary to watch, wasn't it, john? that's a complete sociopath. >> he has no idea what he did wrong. >> yeah, and as terrifying it is, don't forget this is really still a story of hope, because there are so many parents out there that are praying their children are still alive. and let's just hope that more people that are held captive around the country are set free. >> stephanie: yeah. we'll continue on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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♪ >> no, it's a cool. it's like we have got our own monster. >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> it's not a monster. let's stay in the basement until the circus comes to town. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome to it. thirty-four minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. happiness? all three hours, monday? >> kathleen madigan. >> stephanie: yay! [ applause ] >> stephanie: she is a rare comedy treat. >> she is a delight. >> stephanie: she is as is john fugelsang in the new york
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bureau, fridays with fugelsang. >> good morning. >> stephanie: host of "viewpoint." >> until next thursday. >> stephanie: and john, that beautiful face will be somewhere. >> yes. >> stephanie: come on. come on. >> yes, i'll be a few places. >> stephanie: which, again, we can't tell you now, or we'll have to kill you. >> stephanie: and some of them involve me wearing a leather mask. >> so you will join brian wilson who had the machine that was the man dressed in leather in his
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house. >> stephanie: thanks for that obscure sports joke. siena hello. >> caller: [ inaudible ] what do you call it, i'm bistatal. >> confused. >> stephanie: you are geographically fluid. i understand. >> caller: i am. >> stephanie: okay. >> caller: so, john? >> yes. >> caller: my question is -- hi, john, how are you? how is new york by the way? >> i recommending it. >> caller: siena this is not a ham radio. go ahead. >> caller: my question is about weiner, and this week, everyone has been, you know, talking about the sex thing. what about christine quinn, how anyone talked about how retched she is. >> specifically what do you
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mean? >> caller: i don't like quinn. first of all there are a couple of things politically that i don't like that she has done via bloomberg, and shutting down st. vincent's hospital. >> i don't like that either. >> caller: but everyone is so happy to talk about the sex-plotatons of the weiner man, and then we'll be stuck with quinn. >> well, i'm amazing that carlos danger can vote to authorize the iraq war, but people are upset about his sex habits? dean obediallah and i were on the other night talking about his long history of anti-palestinian comments. he has done a lot of good things. i love the way he fought for
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single-payer health care, it turns out he was only doing it to get nancy pelosi to give him a good speaking spot at the convention. >> i like martha quinn. she's cute. >> stephanie: that's a different quinn. >> new yorkers will forgive a sinner, but they won't forgive a serial bs artist. >> stephanie: yeah. speaking of serial bs artists, for some reason yesterday watching the aerial castro thing. i don't remember somebody getting to talk that much. didn't you just want him to shut up. >> it was awful. it was so self indulgent. it was like a chris christie convention speech. and talk about his love of jesus. i don't know what kind of leniency he was hoping for.
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>> stephanie: that's the other question i have. is that a good idea to have him say all of this stuff -- >> he has already been convicted. >> stephanie: i know, but what was the point -- >> they are always allowed to do it. at sentencing they give the guilty party a chance to speak and apologize to the family. >> stephanie: right. but that's what i mean -- if you are going to do this -- >> i'm sorry people were offended. >> stephanie: yeah, he pled guilty to 937 counts against hymn, which by the way, john, i was saying i'm glad they didn't go to trial, because they would have had to try each of those counts. >> yeah. >> stephanie: i think it's more apropos that he gets what he was trying to give them, life in prison. >> oh, he is going to learn the meaning of consensual. >> stephanie: see there you go. >> i know, i can't stop. you know how they treat guys like this inside -- >> hardly the rape of angels.
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>> the nicest thing i should say about this guy is i don't think he should be thrown in gym pod. >> stephanie: he made a statement denying and justifying his crimes. and blaming his actions on addiction and at times even the women -- yeah, that stuff. >> if i did -- >> stephanie: oh, god. first of all he said -- the "daily beast" giving us seven crazy things he said. that's picking and choosing, only seven. but they are trying to say i'm a violent person. i'm not a violent person. did you listen to the prosecutor how he routinely just punched them, slapped them, kicked the pregnant one in the stomach. i drove a school bus. that sends a chill up your spine if you parent. >> so did you. >> stephanie: yeah, so did i.
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i have a family. >> oh, well, in that case you are free to go. >> stephanie: he says i'm not a monster. i'm a normal person. i'm sick. i have an addiction just like an alcoholic. i did not prey on those women, i just acted on my sexual instint. >> like a turtle. >> yeah, like a turtle having sex with a croc. >> stephanie: as i stated before, i was a victim of sex acts as a child. he also said it was something she said to him at the convenience store. >> like it's her fault. >> often victims of sexual abuse become perpetrators. >> yeah, ted bundy blamed it all on person. >> yeah, i think there really needs to be some intervention of abused kids to keep them from
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becoming abusers when they get older. >> stephanie: he targeted his second victim by offering her to give her a ride home. however, castro seemed to blame berry for her own kidnapping. amanda. she got into my vehicle without knowing who i was. i'm not trying to put the fault on her, but i'm trying to say i'm not a violent predator. his home was not a house of horrors, and denied raping the women. there was a lot of harmony in that home he said multiple times. most of the sex and probably all of it was consensual. >> oh, my god! >> stephanie: i seriously thought i was going to vomit. these ago -- allegations of being forceful on them was
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totally wrong. they asked me for sex many times. and they had multiple partners before me. >> all the while they had the pictures of the shackles. >> maybe he should take over for limbaugh when he goes under. >> did you get that news busters? >> stephanie: oh, jim. referring to a photo of amanda barry as a recent concert, he says that right there itself proves that girl didn't go through no torture. if that was true would she be out there already and having fun. and referring to gina dejesus, he said she acts normal. the victims are happy. isn't it torture letting this guy talk this long and these girls have to hear all of this.
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>> the judge did congratulate michelle for sitting there stoically. >> stephanie: god as my witness, i never beat these women, i never tortured him. his daughter who he conceived with the victim through rape, would say my dad is the best dad in the world. that's how i would try to raise those in those six years. i tried to take her out into public to give her a normal life. >> right. >> stephanie: like any normal family where is your mom? oh, chained to a pole in the basement. >> he was trying to establish eye contact with michele knight, and the deputies sort of blocked -- >> stephanie: good for him. >> yeah. >> stephanie: he said i do have value for human life, because every time i came home, i would be so glad of the situation.
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meaning he had these women in prison along with his daughter. and then he did add, as crazy as it may sound. no, don't be so hard on yourself. he finally apologized but feels sorry for himself. he said i would like to apologize to the victims. i'm truly sorry for what happened. i don't know why a man that had everything going on for himself, job, home, vehicles, musical talent, i had everything going on. thank you victims. please find it in your heart to forgive me. yeah, and michele knight, i mean that was just heart breaking, and the other two had people speak for them. but the fact that she -- that really took bravery to go there and sit there, and have to listen to him and to speak herself. michele knight. >> days never got shorter, days
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turned into nights. years turned into eternity. i knew nobody cared about me. he told me that my family didn't care. >> stephanie: anyway. she talked about the years of her life -- >> he took 11 years of my life away. [ inaudible ] i spent 11 years in hell. now your hell is just beginning. >> stephanie: it's kind of hard to understand how long that 11 years must have felt. it's almost incomprehensible isn't it, john that she survived it? >> these people are going to give so much hope to so many parents of missing children -- >> hopefully it's not misplaced hope. >> yeah, that's the only good i can see coming from this whole horrible story. >> stephanie: yeah, and listen to this. michele knight one more time.
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>> [ inaudible ] or who i am. i will live on. you will die a little every day. >> maybe this is preparation for us being ready when we are sent to the nsa prisons for thought crimes. >> stephanie: oh, gym! [ buzzer ] >> stephanie: that was an incorrect analogy, but thanks for your insensitively. all right. forty-seven minutes after the hour. right back on the >> announcer: it's the "stephanie miller show." >> announcer: call stephanie now. she's easy. 1-800-steph-1-2.
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you know who's coming on to me now? you know the kind of guys who do like verse mortgage commercials? those types are coming on to me all the time now. >> she gets the comedians laughing... >> that's hilarious! >> ...and the thinkers thinking. >> okay, so there's wiggle-room in the ten commandments is what you're telling me. >> you would rather deal with ahmadinejad then me. >> absolutely! >> and so would mitt romeny. >> she's joy behar.
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>> and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? >> only on current tv. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> with a distinctly satirical point of view. if you believe in state's rights but still believe in the drug war, you must be high. >> only on current tv. ♪ ♪ bob, bob, bob, bob, bob
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>> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ let's spend the night together, now i need you more than ever ♪ ♪ let's spend the night together now ♪ ♪ bob, bob, bob, bob, bob >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome to it. fifty-two minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. friday's with john fugelsang in the new york bureau. willie nelson, said i think it's terrible how everyone treated lance armstrong. when i was on drugs, i couldn't even find my bike. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: ariel castro had to sign over the deed to his house, and he said it made him
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sad because of all of the happy memories he had there. >> how is someone who is this self pitying not in the vatican? i don't understand. >> stephanie: oh, john louise. caroline you are on with john. >> caller: i live south of cleveland, and everyone i know was sick and tired and listening to that guy. and we couldn't understand why they were giving him the pulpit. >> stephanie: that's what i said. i don't remember somebody like that getting to talk that long in the past. >> usually it's just a statement or two. >> caller: yeah. >> usually it's not a 16-minute screed. >> caller: yeah, a lawyer said part of it is due to the fact that they wanted to get everything out there, so 20 years from now they couldn't back and say, oh, well -- they want to cross the ts and dot
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their is because they want this guy out of here. but i would rather have just let the family speak and cut out everything he said. did you hear him blame one of the detectives? he said if one of the detectives would have worked a little harder, i think it was for dejesus, that he would have found her earlier. and this detective was like, oh, my god. >> stephanie: can you imagine them just keeping their hands to their sides -- >> can i hadn't been such a great sociopath and monitor. >> stephanie: god. connie in florida. hi, koconnie. >> caller: hi. i have been a victim of rape myself when i was 16 and still a virgin, and it was horrible, and i'm 60 years old now. and those memories stay with you
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your entire life. it made me afraid of men for a long time. and back in those days you didn't get help for stuff. >> stephanie: i knew someone your age that had the same thing happen, and the way she would talk about it -- the first time she told me. i thought it happened like the week before. and i said when, and she said it was like 16 or whatever. >> caller: the damage it does to the mind is irreversible. those little girls for the rest of their lives they have nightmares, and their brave little souls, because i -- i know -- if i that had been me i would be a vegetable in a corner. >> i don't know [ inaudible ]. >> caller: you know, and i just pray for them, and that man is an absolute monster.
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and i think with men like this, they should castrate them and put them in prison for the rest of their life. because death is too good for them. they should put somewhere where they are in torture. snee we -- >> stephanie: well, that's not our system of justice. >> i'm against the death penalty, but i do think science should have to find technology to make him have to live a thousand years behind bars. >> stephanie: yeah. karen go ahead. >> caller: i live in the neighborhood where ariel castro lives, and [ inaudible ] of michele knight began the night she disappeared. oh, she probably ran off. she already had a kid and stuff. as if that matters.
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today the cleveland police will find out what is going to happen to the police officers who fired 137 shots at a couple after a high-speed chase through five cities. i was raped as a teenager, and i was -- by a teacher. [ inaudible ] once again worked to keep me quiet for years, but my father was a police officer officer, and when he passed away they had a memorial golf tournament for him, and the man who raped me was there. and i confronted him face-to-face and put the rape right lack in his lap. he ran down the stairs and went out the window of the men's room. maybe i didn't get to have my day in court, but saying that to him and this opportunity i believe honestly, my father dropped it into my lap. i felt so much better after
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that. >> stephanie: that's why i'm glad michele knight got that chance, because she obviously wanted to. the other two, i could certainly understand either way not wanting to be there or listen to him or see him. >> she is so strong, and every day she gets to know that she is the hero, and he is stayed alive. >> stephanie: exactly john fugelsang host of the "viewpoint," which is fabulous, and i would hurry and watch it. >> yeah, we have dick cavett joining us on monday. a fun couple of last few nights. >> stephanie: all right. honey bun love you. >> love you guys. >> stephanie: tina dupuy coming up on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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♪ [♪ theme music ] >> stephanie: all right. current tv land. hour number 2, tina dupuy of the contributor.com coming up. jacki schechner, sally kohn wrote a piece in "the daily beast" about stuff we always talk about that girls that are girls, and this kind of woman that calls another woman a c word.
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>> yeah, she is a not helping kind of gal. >> stephanie: yeah. >> and you can say she was not a good employee or didn't participate well in the organization. or whatever. but those sorts of words were useless. >> stephanie: that's exactly what she said. she does not participate well in the organization. >> she does not play well with others. >> stephanie: she does play well with others -- >> i'm sorry what. >> stephanie: here she is jacki schechner. . >> the new anti-gay laws won't effect athletes and guests in the olympics. protests continue over the new law. individuals and organizations
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found guilty will face fines. activists argue that no kid is going to become gay just from hearing about it. from it's part the olympic committee [ inaudible ] figure skater johnny weir explains he'll be at least a little more alert. >> i'll take proper precautions, but i won't stop being myself. i won't stop being the gay fabulous ice skater person walking down the street. >> they are calling on russia to guarantee no discrimination during the olympics. the spokesman says he will work out the language over recess and present the bill when congress reconvenes in september. house republicans once again are going to try to dismantle the affordable care act. they are voting for the 40th time. what they are going to vote on
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today would prevent the irs from implementing any part of health care reform. good luck with that. we're back after the break. young turks! i think the number 1 thing than viewers like about the young turks is that were honest. they know that i'm not bsing them for some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know i'm going to be the first one to call them out. cenk on air>> what's unacceptable is how washington continues to screw the middle class over. cenk off air i don't want the middle class taking the brunt of the spending cuts and all the different programs that wind up hurting the middle class. cenk on air you got to go to the local level, the state level and we have to fight hard to make sure they can't buy our politics anymore. cenk off air and they can question if i'm right about that. but i think the audience gets that, i actually mean it. cenk on air 3 trillion dollars in spending cuts! narrator uniquely progressive and always topical, the worlds largest online news show is on current tv. cenk off air and i think the audience gets, "this guys to best of his
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this show is about analyzing, criticizing, and holding policy to the fire. are you encouraged by what you heard the president say the other night? is this personal, or is it political? a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i'm given to doing anyway, by staying in touch with everything that is going on politically and putting my own nuance on it. in reality it's not like they actually care. this is purely about political grandstanding. always kept this going. i've been doing politics now for a dozen years. (vo) he's been called the epic politics man. he's michael shure and his arena is the war room. >> these republicans in congress that think the world ends at the atlantic ocean border and pacific ocean border. the bloggers and the people that are sort of compiling the best of the day. i do a lot of looking at those people as well. not only does senator rubio just care about rich people, but somehow he thinks raising the minimum wage is a bad idea for
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the middle class. but we do care about them right? ♪ ♪ it's a beautiful day ♪ don't let it get away >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome to it, six minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. happy friday, everybody. let's do a quick one. denise in florida. >> caller: hi, stephanie. i just want to say that i'm so angry that they let him sit
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there and abuse michelle like that again. she's -- i couldn't get over what i took for her to be there. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: and for him to sit there and lie about -- saying that she lied about how he abused her -- >> stephanie: yeah, i thought that too. chris, i thought there was some at least time limit or something. i just don't remember anything like that. them letting a perpetrator talk for that long. >> caller: the dangerous part -- and this is what pisses me off so badly -- i'm sorry -- i don't know if i would have said that. narcissists never think they do anything wrong, and people are charmed by them, and there will be a certain percentage of people out there now that believe him, that think she made this up -- >> stephanie: well, you know, about that denise. >> caller: no, they will. there are people -- and they
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know with this guy, it will be much less than normal. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: she's going to have to deal with that to some extent. >> stephanie: i know, honey. i appreciate that. trust me that was the reaction of every woman i know that watched that yesterday. all right. speaking of women we love, here she is. >> speaking of funny and smart, i want to bring on tina dupuy. ♪ oh, tina >> tina dupuy is brilliant, she is funny, she is a terrific writer. ♪ tina does everything >> stephanie: good morning, tina dupuy. >> good morning, stephanie miller. >> stephanie: yeah, i mean we got -- we have to take a second to talk about that. because that was really unbelievable, wasn't it, i mean i think everyone was disgusted but women in particular, watching him just go on and on and on, right? >> i think that it was -- i think it was good in the way
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that now we can compare other people who deny sexual abuse, who deny that -- you know, who use this like ridiculous, i'm like an alcoholic, that -- like, i think it's good to see someone completely make things up, and so we can kind of have a comparison for the next time. because this -- you know, the last caller was absolutely right. this happens a lot, where it's, you know, in sexual assault cases -- not so much in kidnapping, which there's a lot of clear evidence, but in a lot of sexual assault cases, it comes down to he said she said, where women are so often trying to ruin a good man, and so now that we kind of have that out there, and we can see someone who is just a complete psycho path, and how those people speak -- and the excuses they use, i think -- i think it's
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frankly good for the next victim. i really do. >> stephanie: yeah, interesting. and your piece this week, a lot of people were saying that was slut shaming. >> yes, absolutely. >> stephanie: he literally was blaming them. and they had sex before me. and the sex was consensual at a certain point. but your piece is really interesting. you heard the term slut shaming, it's a tactic used by those fighting to repeal the 21st century. it's like poor shaming. and that's a good point. that that's what republicans have been doing for a long time before the 47% comments. >> yeah, it boils down to you are poor because you are not good. and it becomes a morality issue especially in this country where christianity is conflated with
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the gospel where god's riches are literally riches, and people who are poor, therefore, are not shined upon. so if you are poor, it's because -- you know, you are lazy or not doing something right, and the reality is we have 48 million people living in poverty in this country. there are only 34 million canadians in this world. we have 48 million impoverished people in this country. 20% of all children live in poverty. >> stephanie: in america. >> in america. >> stephanie: you say your wealth inequality statistics are staggering, and people just hear that, but i think they don't know what that means, but the word staggering, i think is dead on, don't you? >> yeah, i mean there's words in the industrialized nation, and it has gotten a lot worse, and what he used to pride ours on, what the american dream has
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always been, it's upward mobility that you can be born with nothing and then die a rich person. and the statistics now are that this really doesn't happen anymore. you get to be in the middle class the same way you get to be king, by virtue of birth. we just don't move anymore >> stephanie: and how do we resolve these numbers by kicking the downed to -- down-trodden. poor shaming is the justification that people are -- leave it to americans to kick people when they are down. and that's what they did again with the farm bill. >> they tell poor people to get a job. and they have a job, and they say they can't feed their family
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or pay their rent, and republicans say you should get a better job. and it's like no, no, no. you are moving the goal post. these people are doing what they are told to do, which is working. they have a job, and they are still impoverished and maybe ends meet, they are doing the right things, as we see these things with the strikes happening around the country with food workers, the disdain that we hear from these people, they are losers, and they get to ged a better job, and we don't want poverty to be comfortable. we don't want entry level positions to be comfortable. it's like, okay. these are the good guys out there. they are showing up every day at a degrading job that doesn't pay them well, that there really is no future in, and they are going there, despite the -- like
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demoralization of their job, and they are doing what everyone has always told them to, which is work for a living, and they are not getting the living part. >> stephanie: looking at the new jobs numbers, we added 162,000 jobs in july, the unemployment is at the lowest point in december 2008, but americans are also working fewer hours, and paid less. more people are working and working harder, but we still have this basic inequality. >> right. and it's not like corporations are struggling. it's not like mcdonald's can't afford to pay their employees decently. it's not like the wal-mart heirs are trying to live on a budget. the fact of the matter is, these people are making a lot of money. and the 1 percentage are doing very, very well, and the recession has been over for them for several years, but it's the poor -- poor people, middle
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class, the rest of us that are struggling, trying to just, you know, have the basics like food, health care -- it's like okay, if you work at mcdonald's and also have a second job and pay $20 or health insurance, i don't know about you, stephanie, but i have to pay $30 just to see a doctor, and i have health insurance. >> stephanie: right. >> and the problem is not that you make $7.25, the problem is that you don't budget right, and that's why you don't have the money. >> stephanie: yeah. >> it all comes down to shaming the poor. if we can degrade these people, and we can say that there is something defective about them, then maybe we can like, if we can marginalize these people, then maybe they won't ask their
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country for something else. >> stephanie: right. that's what you say the aim of poor shaming is to get the marginalized to fight over scraps instead of demanding more from their country. poor people are greedy when they want a living wage. that's just anti-american, as you say. i mean that's the point i think we need drive home more that the tax cuts are government handouts. >> uh-huh. >> stephanie: and that's exactly what creates this inkwee allty. >> yeah, and if you don't like food stamps, you think they should go away, then a living wage is the solution. but being anti-living age, and also anti-food stamps is just cruel. >> stephanie: yep. absolutely. how is living in new york, how is your weiner fatigue before we
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go. >> i made a goal, stephanie to not tweet about him. and i have gone like five days, and i'm doing good. >> stephanie: you are plucky. good for you. you are a non-slut bag, obviously. [ laughter ] >> that is the first time anyone has ever said that to me. i really hope it's not the last. >> stephanie: jim wants to hear more. thanks, honey, see you next time. >> thank you, stephanie. >> stephanie: there she goes. hooray. seventeen minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." >> announcer: for a good time call now, 1-800-steph-1-2. living these stories. (vo) from the underworld,
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>> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ watch what they say, they'll be calling you radical, political, a criminal ♪ >> i'm not sure about that. >> you have a record. >> stephanie: yes, i was a 19-year-old in possession of a six-pack of light beer. >> and you discovered that orange is the new black. >> stephanie: yes. oh, heavens if we can't laugh about our college arrests, what can we laugh about? [ phyllis diller laughter ] >> i was arrested for possession of alcohol about three months before my 21st birthday. and it was old-style beer. and the cops made fun of me for
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drinking old-style beer. i had cuffs on me. i was in the back of a cop car? >> stephanie: make your hot? i bet it did. >> it did not. >> i had my first drink at 18, but i was in europe at the time. >> stephanie: aren't we fancy. >> i did get some beer when i was 10 in bombbag germany. >> stephanie: you know what goes really well with alcohol? guns. >> right. >> stephanie: this is our latest i just [ censor bleep ] shot myself guy. a con ford new hampshire man splay been aleap when he accidentally shot himself. >> i just -- [ snoring ] -- the woman said her husband appeared to be sleepwalking when he -- ♪ son of a bitch, i just [ censor bleep ] shot myself, i
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just [ censor bleep ] shot myself ♪ >> i'm sure that's what jacques intended when -- >> stephanie: yes. roman in chicago. hello, roman. >> caller: hello, hi, i have spent some time in india, and one thing i took away from there was this idea of shaming the poor. the poor shame themselves as well, and in america we're equalequa equally diluted that if we work hard enough we'll be super rich and powerful -- >> stephanie: right. that's the whole voting against yourself interest. >> caller: right. they use -- and then the paradigm that's so easy for republicans to use any spending
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for special programs to say it's because of our laziness that we're poor, but they can enrich their friends through wars and sufficient. >> stephanie: yeah. >> and point to poor people that are obese and say they can't be starving look at how fat they are. >> stephanie: yeah. marie in texas go ahead. >> caller: i'm from texas but don't hold it against me. >> stephanie: okay. >> caller: listen, what i'm calling about, hon is it's a 58 year old truck broker that has been working from my home for years. and my business depends on
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people spending money, and there is very little of that being done. and my last paycheck will be monday. my husband just had an artificial valve replacement, and he had to go back to work a month early, and he came home yesterday half day. we had a little piece of the american dream and then george bush came in and it exploded. and we are now approaching 60 with no savings, nothing to fall back on, no family, and i'm down here in the middle of these instant millionaires making frac-ing money that would rather guy oozies and another damn fishing boat than give to the food bank. i have to stand in line with food stamp application this afternoon, and i have never had to ask for government help in my life. and when i was making good
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money. i gave to the food bank, and the inhumanity of man that i see in this country makes me so sad, and i'm just at the end of my rope, and no one understands our mise misery. and sequester, i had four loads picking up in chicago every week to come to san antonio you for a customer who makes cookies for the soldiers. and now i might have another load in two weeks. that took money out of my pocket. i just don't feel like anybody listens anymore. >> stephanie: a lot of people are listening right now, marie, and your story breaks my heart, and it's unfortunately all too common. i mean that's -- that's exactly -- you know, the point of tina's piece that you are a hard-working person, and just
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that kind of shaming that comes on top of, you know, how hard you are already trying to make ends meet is just -- but hang in there, honey, and lots of thoughts and prayers, i can feel i'm with you right now. okay? >> caller: i do appreciate it guys, and keep up the good fight. we're stuck down here in texas and have no representation, so i have to depend on people like elizabeth warren to get out there and fight for us. >> stephanie: that's what kills me, that people unfortunately in red states that have governors or others working against obamacare, or not taking medicaid -- they are hurting their own good-hearted people like that that live in states like that, and that's the other thing -- it's just sort of like -- what is the word hypothetical to a lot of people. they don't know what the word sequestration means. that's what it means. that call right there.
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>> it's the koch brothers, and all of those other jerks. and it's about millionaires becoming billionaires at the expense of everybody else. >> stephanie: mason in chicago go ahead. >> caller: good morning, sunshine. kind of a rough morning so far. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: my heart breaks for her, i feel her pain. i'm in a very similar situation, and it's rough when you contact your people that are supposed to be your leaders that you represent you, and they won't even take your calls. and i can't get into an office of any of my elected officials here in the state of ohio, and i want the people of ohio hear me and hear me clearly, we do not need to be a republican state, because they don't work for us. >> stephanie: yes, exactly. twenty-nine minutes after the hour.
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cenk off air alright in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks! i think the number 1 thing than viewers like about the young turks is that were honest. they know that i'm not bsing them for some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know i'm going to be the first one to call them out. cenk on air>> what's unacceptable is how washington continues to screw the middle class over. cenk off air i don't want the middle class taking the brunt of the spending cuts and all the different programs that wind up hurting the middle class. cenk on air you got to go to the local level, the state level and we have to fight hard to make sure they can't buy our politics anymore. cenk off air and they can question if i'm right about that. but i think the audience gets that, i actually mean it. cenk on air 3 trillion dollars in spending cuts! narrator uniquely progressive and always topical, the worlds largest online news show is on current tv. cenk off air and i think the audience gets, "this guys to best of his abilities is trying to look out for us." only on current tv!
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this show is about analyzing, criticizing, and holding policy to the fire. are you encouraged by what you heard the president say the other night? is this personal, or is it a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i'm given to doing anyway, by staying in touch with everything that is going on politically and putting my own nuance on it. in reality it's not like they actually care. this is purely about political grandstanding. i've worn lots of hats, but i've always kept this going. i've been doing politics now for a dozen years. (vo) he's been called the epic politics man. he's michael shure and his arena is the war room. >> these republicans in congress that think the world ends at the atlantic ocean border and pacific ocean border. the bloggers and the people that are sort of compiling the best of the day. i do a lot of looking at those people as well. not only does senator rubio just care about rich people, but somehow he thinks raising the minimum wage is a bad idea for the middle class. but we do care about them right?
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♪ >> no, it's a cool. it's like we got our own monster. >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> it's not a monster, now let's stay in the basement until the circus comes to town. >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome to it. thirty-four minutes after the hour. you already played that one. someone is distracted. >> did i? >> stephanie: uh-huh. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. look at this, it's a job dating game. kathy in houston just heard marie's call who is out of work. hey, kathy. >> caller: hi, stephanie.
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my name is kathy -- you already said that. any way my husband works for a company here in houston. and the company is based there. i'll give you the name if you'll bleep it. >> stephanie: okay. but marie if you are listening call us. >> caller: okay it's [ inaudible ] and it's in [ inaudible ], and they haul all over the southeastern united states, so -- and there is a good company and the boss is really kind, and they hire independents. i do believe she said she is an independent. >> stephanie: that's right. what is the name of the company again? >> caller: belo. >> in conrow, texas. >> caller: yes. >> stephanie: thank you, honey. we are helpers. >> caller: i have been there too. >> stephanie: haven't we all. and i'll likely be there too.
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>> if you're there, we'll be there too. >> stephanie: i'm dragging you down with me. >> it's the danny bonaduce show. >> stephanie: [ inaudible ] in chicago. >> caller: hey, you guys have great listeners. the reason i was calling is for the minimum wage conversation. my brother-in-law happens to be a police chief, and he is a self-described lir -- libertarian. his statement was the reason those people are on minimum wage is because of the choices they make. and i said a lot of them are working two or three jobs to make ends meet.
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and they still have to be on food stamps. and he said well food stamps is just a way of not teaching people how to fish. >> stephanie: yeah, are you missing your empathy gene. we were talking to mason. go ahead, mason. >> caller: you caught me swallowing my coffee. >> happens us to too. [ glugging sound ] >> caller: boehner had a nice conversation with several of his republican buddies, and they are backing sequester now, and they are saying it's not going anywhere. and when we're talking about equality, that just feeds into equality, and the way sequester came about it wasn't a barack obama idea. but now we're in it, and
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everyone says it is going to kill jobs. and boehner from his own area at -- they have lost tons of jobs, and they are going to lose even more jobs. and it keeps the poor, poor, and the middle class stagnant. and sequester is the wrong way to go. and what is really awful is on top of that, again, to be owning it -- to be like, yep, that's right where it needs to be. >> stephanie: that's the thing. people say not to be partisan, unfortunately this is partisan, mason. this is the very definition of partisanship when the president said sequester -- this idea we all came up with because it was supposed to be so awful -- but he's assuming another side that actually cares about people. >> caller: right. >> stephanie: they clearly don't. they agreed when they did it,
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yes, this is so awful and these cuts are so random, that no real american, period would want this to happen. well, once again he underestimated republicans, right? >> yeah, they absolutely did. and that is causing our government to spin their wheels and now all of these fires have to be put out. because we're addressing issues as we go along. it waists time and money and draws focus from what we really need to be looking at, which is jobs and not putting band aids on thing as we move forward. >> stephanie: yep, absolutely. sue in rockville. >> caller: good morning, there is a simple analogy that even your most right-wing callers should be able to understand. billionaires like the romneys and koches and all of those horrible people, they have a
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pie, and they have consumed 7/8th of it. and the rest of us have one-eighth of the pie, and they want us to fight over it, and then they shame us and say look at them fighting over those crumbs. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: it's not that they don't get it. they don't understand. they don't give a damn. your life whether you live or die, whether your children have success, can eat, can have an education doesn't mean did lly. the waltons don't care whether the environmental coasts sink or not, they simply don't give a damn because they have enough money to protect themselves. >> stephanie: yeah. and this sounds naive too, but most of us here, we're all relatively smart people, sometimes you look -- like i look out here -- jim, i'm sure
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you do this. the real estate section, and you're like how do people get this much money. like house after house out here, sue is like 44 million, 22 million -- >> yeah. >> stephanie: it's like -- i'm doing something wrong. >> caller: i live in the d.c. area. and d.c. house prices never go down, because there's always this tremendous influx of people from all over the world, not just the lobbyists, they all want their own, and they are not there for you. our new congressman has become a dyno in six bills. he went from being a progressive democrat to being a dyno. and every day i call his office and say you may be a freshman congressman, but you keep this
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up, and you will never make sophomore. >> stephanie: yep, absolutely. even when i read the latest ellen degeneres blog, i am telling the wrong kind of jokes. >> you need to be calling god on the phone more often. [ applause ] >> stephanie: yeah, right. roleland -- rolland sexy liberal tour director has a big new job in new york, and he sends me all of these articles about short sales, and i'm like literally you could be sending me greek -- >> how does he go from comedy concert director to hedge fund giant? >> stephanie: because he is handsome and romantic and the smartest man in the world. >> welcome to my underground lair. >> stephanie: well, he lives in new york, i can't watch him all the time. i don't know what he is doing.
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tom in pennsylvania. hello, tom. >> caller: yes, good morning. i really enjoy your show, but one thing that really -- talking about the job situation -- >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: and why people can't get decent wages. one thing that really gets me about unions -- and i have been a union representative for [ inaudible ] for 27 years. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: and -- and democratics and now republicans is the illegal immigration situation. there's -- there's a law of supply and demand, and as long as there are more people that want jobs than there are jobs available, it's very difficult to increase wages. and now -- i mean it -- it seems that there -- if there is a legal status, okay, given to -- to -- to people that are -- that were once illegal immigrants, the construction
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industry is done for american people. >> stephanie: how -- >> caller: for american citizens. >> stephanie: how is that? >> caller: because the law of supply and demand. if you give them a legal status -- >> stephanie: what does that have to do -- if they are in those jobs now, obviously construction jobs, right -- how is that going to destroy the construction industry? >> caller: well, they are in the jobs now, but they will be even more involved because now these contractors can say, look, these people have legal status. okay? and that's the thing, i mean, because the pew report from six years ago, said that 26% -- i'm sorry 24% of all of the contractors -- of -- of the -- the carpenters were illegal aliens -- >> stephanie: right. all right. i don't -- that's making my brain hurt --
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>> well it does strengthen the unions, so they have more power -- buying power and to help build the economy. >> stephanie: they just did a comprehensive report that this will lower the deficit and add jobs -- >> i think mexicans was his point. >> stephanie: i think -- >> yeah. >> stephanie: i think he was about to get to the can ta -- cantaloupe calfs in a minute. >> watermelon thighs. no, that's not it. >> stephanie: forty-five minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." >> announcer: the following program is closed captioned for the thinking impaired. it's the "stephanie miller show." ♪ gripping, current. >> occupy!
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♪ [ inaudible ] >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ in the house, yeah, come on >> stephanie: i'm not. fifty minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. let's go to rita in florida. you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi, rita. >> hi, steph, how are you? >> stephanie: good, go ahead. >> caller: i want to ask a question, when they sequester all of this garbage, why it the poor people who pay for it, but the congress doesn't? >> stephanie: that's -- well, see -- >> because they hold all of the
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marbles. >> stephanie: exactly. good point. nicely done. let's go to -- kevin in d.c. you are on the spring trainings -- wait a minute, long line -- i have no idea where i'm going -- >> what happened there? >> stephanie: is he drinking flirtinis already? >> yes. >> stephanie: let's go to wendell -- oh, god, he really is drunk. ron in dallas. hello. hello, ron. oh, my god! >> go back to kevin. >> stephanie: he is really drunk. okay. kevin in d.c., you are on the "stephanie miller show." welcome. >> caller: i was about to say, lovely stephanie, you are like psych! it is a pleasure to talk to you as always, lovely raven hair cascading over that swan-like neck. >> that's pouring on a little thick, kevin.
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>> caller: you talked to me hears ago, i am [ inaudible ]. >> yes, you are. >> stephanie: all right. go ahead, kevin. >> caller: we -- we have the power to change it. it's more -- i'm not saying -- because you are rich, you are bad, but it's ridiculous that the societal norm is that people who are -- you know, working full-time, paying their taxes, being law-abiding citizens, and you still -- if you are working full-time, there's no way you should not be able to feed your family and do what you got to do. it's immoral that corporations and ceos making record profits don't pay people a living wage. when did that become okay? >> stephanie: exactly. reverend wallace always reminds us that a budget is a moral document. wendell in new hampshire won the talking liberally mug for guessing how in bottles of wine
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roland, hot brie, and i drank on vacation. and the number was 19. >> a day? >> stephanie: no, for the week. >> caller: i'm really sad because you are going off the air. >> stephanie: the aid you station is not going off the air. al jazeera is taking over on august 20th. we'll be on until august 15th. >> but you can still get us on sirius xm. >> caller: well, i don't have a computer -- >> stephanie: get an app, or smartphone, or something sir, for god's sake. show a little commitment. >> caller: i could get a smartphone. >> stephanie: all right. >> caller: my whole thing is how close to communism has the republican party seriously gotten, when they are trying to stop voting and all of that
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other crap. it's pretty sad, you know? >> stephanie: yeah. yeah. absolutely. oh, immigration responses. good. jennifer in fresno. >> caller: hello. >> stephanie: hello. >> caller: i feel compelled to respond because i understand that everybody is -- oh, the immigrants are evil. they are taking over our jobs. if we would go after the companies and fine them similar to what we were doing with alcohol sales to minors, fine the companies, then they will have affordable jobs. and i have noticed that out here in fresno there is construction. and i'm seeing a bunch of white guys building. so i don't see how this is going to be an industry that is taken over by illegals. >> stephanie: yeah, i missed his point entirely. chuck in madison, hello, chuck. >> caller: hi, thank you for having me. i'm just shocked that i was able to get through, but i'm have happy that i am. love your show.
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>> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: i wanted to refute what the previous caller said about if the immigration bill is signed it will be the death of construction as we know it in the united states. first of all, as you pointed out there are many illegal immigrants that are already doing construction jobs -- >> stephanie: that's what i don't get about why legalizing them -- what they are going to get the job again that they already have? i'm confused. >> caller: yeah, and it is actually going to increase the wages because many of them -- a good percentage of them are not paid very well, some of them are not paid at all at times, and they don't have benefits, et cetera, and they can't go to the labor relations board, because why? they are illegal. >> stephanie: yeah. and chuck, they start paying taxes -- since when has that been a bad thing for
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republicans? that's why it helps the deficit. it helps everything, right? >> caller: yeah, exactly. so it's actually going to increase the wages in the construction industry, because they will be able to go to the authorities when they are treated unfairly, and et cetera, just like i can as a u.s. citizen, so it's -- i don't see where his logic is. there was a study done -- i can't -- i don't know who exactly -- i listen to npr, independent study that showed that the only jobs that might be negatively impacted by the immigration bill if it were signed, would be those jobs that are being filled by high school dropouts, and the impact was like 1%. other -- every other segment of the economy would actually benefit because the -- these individuals would be working. they would be making better wages -- >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: and be spending the
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money. >> caller: yeah, every time we have this debate they scream about amnesty, and all of these same people have had amnesty for all of these years, and they haven't done anything. and i don't understand how the status quo is making it better in their world. let's get back to man fight! man fight. chris christie has rejected rand paul's offer to grab a beer. >> i would too. >> stephanie: i could too. >> he makes me wrinkle my nose all the time. >> stephanie: during his monthly ask the governor segment, he shrugged off the effort to de-escalate their spat. he said i don't have time for that at the moment. if i'm in washington, i'll look him up. but i have things to do here. he said i don't know why senator
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paul is so out of whack. christie said he never mentioned paul in the original statement. i was asked a question, and gave my opinion. it had nothing to do with senator paul. but senator paul wanted to make this about senator paul. >> yeah. [ applause ] >> you are the one who had your picture taken with him. >> stephanie: i do. in the charlotte airport. and as i said -- callista was on the plain, and then she was not at baggage claim. maybe he divorced wife three on the way -- maybe she had a cough. all right. right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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[♪ theme music ] [ laughter ] >> stephanie: all right. current tv land, hour number 3. jacki schechner remember how irritating it was when chris lavoie taught me how to send moto cons. now it's worse he has taught me how to send pictures of animals to people. >> she was my boss. he needed the info. >> stephanie: prepare to be
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irritated all weekend. >> chris you were last line of defense. >> she signs my paychecks. >> how many max and fred pictures will be get this weekend. does she know how to use the camera? that's the question. >> i'm sure she'll ask me that next. >> stephanie: here she is my bff for now. >> good morning, everybody. happy friday. john kerry says the u.s. will immediately start considering visa applications from same-sex spouses the same way it does for heterosexual couples. carey add that even if someone is in a country that does not recognize same-sex marriage, that person's application would still be treated the same at any of the u.s.'s 222 visa processing centers around the world. a new poll asked whether or not
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voters supported a bailout for detroit? 53% said no. 33% said yes. a majority of democrats and black voters say help rescue the motor city, while white voters oppose. what the white house is working on is figuring out who may be next to head up the federal reserve. the president has narrowed his pick down to three, larry summers, janet yellen, and donald kohne. when the president met with congressional democrats on the hill, members made it abundantly clear they are not interested in seeing summers get the spot. high-ranking democrats including nancy pelosi and senator dick durbin, say pig yellen who is
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not part of the suspects who helped push us into the financial crisis in the first place. we're back after the break. ♪ if you believe in state's rights but still support the drug war you must be high. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> do you think there is any chance we'll ever hear the president even say the word "carbon tax"? >> with an opened mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned great leadership so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter) >> cutting throught the clutter of today's top stories. >> this is the savior of the republican party? i mean really? >> ... with a unique perspective. >> teddy rosevelt was a weak asmatic kid who never played sports until he was a grown up. >> (laughter) >> ... and lots of fancy buz words. >> family values, speding, liberty, economic freedom, hard-working moms, crushing debt, cute little puppies. if wayne lapierre can make up stuff that sounds logical while making no sense... hey, so can i. once again friends, this is live tv and sometimes these things
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happen. >> watch the show. >> only on current tv.
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cenk off air alright in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks! i think the number 1 thing than viewers like about the young turks is that were honest. they know that i'm not bsing them for some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know i'm going to be the first one to call them out. cenk on air>> what's unacceptable is how washington continues to screw the middle class over. cenk off air i don't want the middle class taking the brunt of the spending cuts and all the different programs that wind up hurting the middle class. cenk on air you got to go to the local level, the state level and we have to fight hard to make sure they can't buy our politics anymore. cenk off air and they can question if i'm right about that. but i think the mean it. cenk on air 3 trillion dollars in spending cuts! narrator uniquely progressive and always topical, the worlds largest online news show is on current tv. cenk off air and i think the audience
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gets, "this guys to best of his abilities is trying to look out for us." only on current tv! ♪ ♪ it's a beautiful day ♪ don't let it get away >> stephanie: i know, right, jim? don't you hate it when you wake up in a bathtub full of ice and your kidney is gone. >> wow. >> stephanie: we were just talk about -- you know, how the sequestration is impacting everybody's lives. at least you didn't wake up to find doctors removed an organ.
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a woman was presumed to be dead, and she was on the operating table surrounded by doctors preparing to remove her organs -- and she woke up. [ screaming ] >> stephanie: can you imagine the doctors there. she opened her eyes. [ screaming ] >> what are you doing? >> zoinks! >> it's still important to become an organ donor. >> especially if you live in oregon. >> stephanie: she took a combination of drugs, and she slipped into a coma, however, some warning signs that she was not exactly dead -- >> for example, a pulse. [ laughter ] >> did they take any invitals. >> stephanie: the day before the surgery was to take place, she
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performed a reflex test on her toes, and her toes curled downward. >> wow. you know, i have been to medical school, and i found that dead people don't curl their toes. >> stephanie: she also appeared to be breathing on her own. the nurse reportedly warned doctors, but was ignored. the state health department found several other oversighoversights including -- >> thank you dr. perry. >> stephanie: including lack of proper brain scans, and the small issue of ignoring the nurse who said that burns was not actually dead. >> wow. >> stephanie: oh, dear. so that happened. and we apparently all let it happen -- >> exactly. >> i know what it is, but i'm
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still using it. >> stephanie: we were talk about the chris christie rand paul man fight. fight. fight. boys you are both pretty, and you are both going to lose to hillary clinton. >> they are not pretty. >> stephanie: my friend yesterday was saying that chris christie actually is a good looking guy. >> when he was younger he was a good-looking guy, and then something happened. boom! [ explosion ] >> stephanie: paul and cruz say -- yeah, that's the other thing that will shock you, gingrich said frankly -- >> frankly, i said frankly too many times. >> stephanie: gingrich praised their stance to fight obamacare.
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here is my advice, frankly. >> frankly. >> stephanie: he said i have consistently been on the side of having the courage that rand paul and ted cruz have, and i think it's sad to watch the establishment grow hysterical. but they are hysterical because they have no answers. >> frankly. >> stephanie: having the courage to do what exactly? he doesn't say. it is almost like he has some sort of lack of principles of any kind. he is supporting the wars in iraq and afghanistan, and in 2012 remember he said iran should expect to get hit if he was president. and sheldon adelson endorsed the most hawkish policies. all we know is that he hates
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chris christie perhaps because he is an embarrassment to the party. >> there's that. >> caller: after he won the south carolina primary. chris christie said on meet the press he was run out of the speakership by his own party, fined $300,000 for ethics violations. now that christtive has declared war on paul, gingrich is solidly on team paul. interestingly, gingrich's 2012 patron -- the aformentioned sheldon -- is now checking out team christie. if -- he is a man that will not
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be laid down by principles or convictions or -- >> whatever! >> stephanie: of any kind, except the one that sheldon has! i did that entire story just for us to say sheldon! shawn in sacramento. hello, shawn. >> caller: hey, stephanie. love the show, i have a statement and then a question for chris, a real quick one at the end. anyhow, the one thing with the conservatives, and you see this all across the board that if you listen to the conservative talk radio shows. they are putting a business model in every aspect of their life. from the churches they go to -- you know, to the way that hospitals are run, the way that the government is run, and the unfortunately thing is that when we look at why people are being laid off, everything is always run for higher profits, more
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efficiency supposedly, but what happens, of course, in that realm, people get laid off. they are treated as equipment, society -- we can look at things to know that every time someone gets cancer, the gdp goes up. we have a sense that every opportunity of tragedy and chaos, essentially is a way to make money. >> stephanie: yeah, right. >> caller: and it's really sad that that's the problem, that we're literally, i think, you know, as a society we now have people running prison industries, where -- >> stephanie: yeah, that's the whole -- >> caller: -- stiffer sentences, so we keep our prisoners in prison longer. >> stephanie: exactly. and the health care system being for profit is just a spectacular idea in every way. >> oh, i wanted to hear his question for me.
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>> stephanie: oh, sorry. i have a question for chris, why does stephanie -- [ dial tone ] >> stephanie: oh, sorry. steve in chicago. >> caller: hi, stephanie. love ya. i want to talk about that joey bag of doughnuts there. this georgy city racketeer -- >> chris christie you are talking about. >> caller: yeah, he is a jersey city's rackets boss. he can clean up newark, new jersey. he could sweep his own backyard clean before he starts offering advice to anybody. >> stephanie: all right. thank you. >> joey bag of doughnuts. boom! >> stephanie: bah-da-bing! take that. nsa whistleblower edward snowden left the moscow's airport for the first time and thanked
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russia for granting him temporary asylum. he said in the end the law is winning, said the lawbreaker. i think the russians for granting me asylum. jay carne. disappointed. >> disappointed! >> we are extremely disappointed that the russian government would take this step despite our very clear and lawful request in public and private to have mr. snowden expelled to the united states to face -- >> the firing squad. >> stephanie: no, they have already said he would not get the daelt -- death penalty. he said he should be returned to the u.s. where he will be afforded due process -- >> sure, just like bradley manning. >> stephanie: as hal sparks said the other day, what manning did would be akin to if he released
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the papers and then called geraldo -- >> look at all of these men. >> if we had -- if he had done some editing -- >> stephanie: yes. and hal said if he had just released the video, that would be different -- snowden entirely different story. jay car carney again. >> i have no announcement on the summit. >> stephanie: putin said snowden could stay in russia only if he stopped giving away all of the classified data. >> and he said that is fine because we already released all of the classified information. >> stephanie: edward snowden's father. >> my son could not receive a
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fair trial in the states today. but there is much more dialogue. this story is not going away. >> i think he could receive a fair trial. >> stephanie: [ inaudible ] yesterday. >> russia should be, could be, and i hope would be a much pore positive partner an areas of the world where we have insecurity and instability. >> stephanie: yeah, i'm surprised they would risk their relations with the u.s. over this jack-a-lope. hi, go ahead. >> caller: what is going to stop snowden from trying to get his hands on something in russia and doing the same thing to them. >> stephanie: yeah, like a guy cheating on his wife -- >> caller: exactly. if that's what he does. he's not going to stop doing it.
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>> putin is ex-kgb, i'm sure he would allow him to do that. >> stephanie: all right. seventeen minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." >> announcer: for a good time call now, 1-800-steph-1-2.
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producers have settled a lawsuit. a porn studio has reached an agreement with ben and jerry's not to release flavors that pay homage to the ice cream company. get a sense of humor, disney never sued the make ores of the little sperm-maid, and poke my honus. [ phyllis diller laughter ] >> stephanie: thank you to the person who sent the new turtle porn. yesterday's turtle porn we were -- well, the very vocal male turtle, and the very bored female turtle.
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and today someone sent us a video of a baby turtle [ censor bleep ] a croc shoe. >> who thinks about footwear while they are doing that? >> stephanie: i'm not certain. but we put this on our facebook page just in case you want to -- [ squeaking ] >> stephanie: that's so cute. [ squeaking ] >> stephanie: okay. good. now he's done. [ applause ] >> is that brett [ inaudible ]. >> oh, he keeps mounting the shoe and it keeps moving. >> stephanie: you know that shoe wants it, come on. >> it's turtle colored, so -- >> stephanie: right. >> who can blame him. >> mitch mcconnell has made that mistake. >> stephanie: it's a falsetto
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turtle. >> oh, he's trying to hump a shoe. >> stephanie: ah. in totally unrelated turtle news, kentucky senate poll shows allis allis allison lunden-grimes a serious threat. >> oh. >> stephanie: it could be really dangerous. >> [ inaudible ]. >> stephanie: this -- she is up one point. 45% to 44%, and 51% of kentuckyians say they disapprove of mccownal's job performance. the obama allies are up to their
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same old tricks. they have concocted a false poll. the poll should be ignored out of hand. >> well, then. >> stephanie: let's move along. everyone move along. hey, here is a go ahead idea -- [♪breaking news theme] >> stephanie: we have been talking about inequality. a supreme court ethics [ inaudible ] by justices scalia and thomas, they are set to introduce legislation that would apply stricter standards to the supreme court amidst rumors have been engaging in misconduct. genmy thomas -- who we mentioned
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drunk dialed someone at 7:30 in the morning. >> you know what i'm talking about? >> stephanie: you notice we all sound like bill cosby when we're drunk. >> right, what's a cuban? who is this really? >> stephanie: any way, she is a well-connected tea partier, and wife of justice clarence thomas. a conservative coalition of journalists who have been meeting privately to talk about issues. currently the supreme court's system of dealing with conflicts of interest or appearances is to leave it to their own best judgment, that would be clarence thomas's own best judgment. >> yeah.
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>> stephanie: thomas took part in the decision despite his wife's outspoken positions. he attended a koch brother fund raiser in 2010. [ applause ] >> uh-huh. it's all connected. >> corporation uberalis. >> stephanie: exactly. scellator rick scott has demanded jesse jackson apologize to linking the 60s era to alabama. i think people like rick scott don't realize how up setting this is.
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jesse jackson said the outcome in the trial of george zimmerman was a threat to the civil rights on a scale like in the 60s. and governor scott demanded that he apologize for his divisive comments. >> oh, shut up. >> he demanded that the governor demand a special session. whatever. >> whatever! >> stephanie: shoot your only witness law. >> yeah. >> stephanie: which is a great idea. >> sure. >> stephanie: twenty-nine minutes after the hour, back with celebrity stack and more as we continue on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ >> oh, come on, you have got to admit this is cool! >> announcer: it's the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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if you believe in state's rights but still support the drug war you must be high. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> do you think there is any chance we'll ever hear the president even say the word "carbon tax"? >> with an opened mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned great leadership so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> cutting throught the clutter of today's top stories. >> this is the savior of the republican party? i mean really? >> ... with a unique perspective. >> teddy rosevelt was a weak asmatic kid who never played sports until he was a grown up. >> (laughter) >> ... and lots of fancy buz words. >> family values, speding, liberty, economic freedom, hard-working moms, crushing debt, cute little puppies. if wayne lapierre can make up stuff that sounds logical while making no sense... hey, so can i. once again friends, this is live tv and sometimes these things happen. >> watch the show. >> only on current tv.
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♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> you want to see something really hot? check out momma. now that's a women! >> stephanie: on some days. thank you. thank you thank you. screw you. thirty-four minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. oh, look, they are doing the aforementioned poll from kentucky on the tv right now. making mitch mcconnell go apaplectic. >> oh, dear, this is not good.
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>> stephanie: he sounds like a tiny pathetic turtle, not the big hurtle. [ moaning ] >> stephanie: okay. speaking of weaner. daily beast, anthony weiner's rant is the cap to a campaign gone wild. only from the anthony weiner mayoral campaign could the word slut bag emerge. the campaign now has a mental picture, the slut bag. it made the twitter verse explode yesterday. >> sure. >> stephanie: there was ever a final conclusion of you get the best slut bag? >> coach. >> stephanie: if you are jerking off too much to be mayor, you have generally lost control of
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your message. the purveyor of the slut bag word is trying to be a good sport. yesterday afternoon she tweeted not my best day yesterday, and tweeted a picture of a square jar over stuffed with hundred dollar bills. >> that is funny. >> what if you had a swear jar? >> stephanie: oh, yikes. one commercial break it would be overfull. i am sometimes startled by the microphone -- >> and sometimes you encourage the listeners to swear. like that one time, remember -- >> stephanie: oh, i just didn't hear. i said what did you say?
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the listener said stephanie miller you are the c word. and you said what did you say? and i had already dumped so then you can't dump out of nothing -- >> what did you say? oooooooooh. i shouldn't have asked you that -- oooooooooh. >> stephanie: daily beast with an interesting article by sally kohn about female bosses. you two have any thoughts? she writes there are two issues crass immorality envieds not just the weiner but his entire campaign and public life. the second extents into the much debated dynamic between women bosses and the workplace. oh, women bosses are the worst a friend said to me. >> yeah. [ crickets chirping ] >> stephanie: i'm sorry.
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any thoughts around here? still every woman in the work force knows the particular sting that comes from another woman. it just hurts more when another woman calls you the c word. female boss is generally considered less likable. hum. it has gotten awful quiet. >> we're just. [ crickets chirping ] >> stephanie: nothing but barroom doors. tumble weeds. interesting. weiner's communications director provided a perfect example of how to not be helpful but caddy. once again the weiner campaign helps drag america into a cesspool. i think i'm delightful. you come to my house.
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>> you make us. >> stephanie: well, you are paid friends. all right. oh, look at this! it's a story about martha stewart. i bet she would be delightful to work for. martha stewart doesn't trust anybody and has to control everything. really? who does she think that's breaking news to? she said martha is an omnivore, she just wants more, more, more. she just wants more garden ornaments. i bet she has gazing globes. >> they are keeping gays in globes! this is like the holocaust. >> she is nothing but a fancy
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horder. >> stephanie: even though she has a million trees, she buys more trees. >> she is a horder. >> stephanie: like a billionaire horder. >> yeah. >> stephanie: jim in the [ inaudible ] divorce hearing lasted approximately one minute. so she is available now. >> all right. >> stephanie: i hope she didn't choke during it. [♪ circus music ] >> oh! >> see what she did there -- >> stephanie: her husband choked her. >> that isn't funny. >> stephanie: no, it is not. gawker says a thousand souffles went up today as she was given the divorce from the old troll she accidentally married. he grabbed her throat while the two shared a meal, and dismissed it as a playful tiff.
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number three, lawson was crying in the photos, because we both hate arguing. >> right. >> stephanie: number three announced to a newspaper her intention to divorce her because she did not publicly dismiss the incident as a playful tip. lawson requested divorce on the grounds of sauchi's unreasonable behavior. in less than one minute the couple was granted a divorce. [ applause ] >> good for her. >> stephanie: now that's a jack-a-lope. that guy. wow, look at hugh jackman! >> i don't do dead lifts. >> stephanie: yeah, that does not look healthy for anyone. look at how much weight he is lifting. >> ow. >> stephanie: hugh jackman
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taunts his twitter followers. you don't walk around with a name like hugh jackman without being huge and jack. of course the pressures of maintaining a ripped physic does take its toll. he tweeted if the bar ain't bending, then you ain't liftin'. he is playing wolverine again. >> yeah. >> stephanie: he is currently dead lifting 400 pounds. that's a lot, right? >> i don't dead lift. >> you can hear vertebrae crushing. >> he is getting on in years too. >> stephanie: that's his twitter taunt now. do you even lift? >> whatever! >> stephanie: well, he's australian. >> he is one of those guys in the gym. >> stephanie: yeah, and the back of your neck looks like a
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package of hot dogs, so you know what you are talking about -- >> i don't taunt people. if someone asks for advice, i give advice. >> stephanie: what sort of advise do people ask you for? >> where do i get those steroids. >> stop it! [ buzzer ] >> where do i get those hot dogs so i can stick them in the back of my neck. [♪breaking news theme] >> stephanie: oprah says you cannot be her friend if you use the n word. >> nasty? >> no. >> nora virus? >> yeah, that's it. >> north carolina. >> stephanie: it makes her insane. paula dean's use of the n word has cost her much of her food empire. opera is shockingly against use of the n word.
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she was interviewed with -- her costar in the new film. whitaker said i don't use the word never did. daniels said it is a word i have used quite a bit until oprah sat me down to talk to me -- >> when she sits you down you listen. >> stephanie: yeah, that's that. >> i want you dead, i want your family dead! i want your house burned to the ground. >> stephanie: oprah did not say that. >> no. >> stephanie: this whole discussion about racism that came out of the zimmerman verdict. whitaker said i have had many incidents in my life of racism. i have been thrown to the ground, frisked, and arrested so many times i didn't even tell you. and these are well to do
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successful black people. and daniels said i can't even get a taxi. i have to send my assist important out to get a taxi, because i can't. all right. forty-five minutes after the hour. right back with the remaining moments of the "stephanie miller show." >> announcer: for a good time call now, 1-800-steph-1-2. bsing them for some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know i'm going to be the first one to call them out. cenk on air>> what's unacceptable is how washington continues to screw the middle class over. cenk off air i don't want the middle class taking the brunt of the spending cuts and all the different programs that wind up hurting the middle class. cenk on air you got to go to the local level, the state level and we have to fight hard to make sure they can't buy our politics anymore. cenk off air and they can question if i'm right about that. but i think the audience gets that, i actually
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>> stephanie: jim was confused by the song lyrics. a little too literal. forty-nine minutes after the hour. 1-800-steph-1-2 the phone number toll free from anywhere. [♪breaking news theme] >> stephanie: how much fun is an old actress fight. joan collins and shirley jones. fight! fight! eight! >> oh, yeah. >> stephanie: this so brings me back to the dynasty days. with linda evans and joan collins. >> stephanie: right. joan collins vivid, she is not some porn-watching, swinger pervert and never was as claimed in jones book. shirley jones a memoir, a story about the first time shirley met joan in the 60s, and a
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four-person sex event was about to break out. shirtly and her then husband jack cassidy were at the home of jones collins and tony for dinner, and after dinner tony proposed they all get naked and watch porn together. it was clear what tony was leading up to. swinging. shirley said she turned down the offer. joan has sent shirley a cease and desist letter. old women arguing over group sex and porn. >> stephanie: and they say they are no match for tmz. jones says i'm a serial mon ing
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-- monogamous. so you don't mess with alexis kairington. aman amanda bynes has stabilized because of a cocktail -- not that kind -- doctors at a psychiatric hospital are giving her meds to control what appears to be schizophrenia. she is one of those who passed from making fun of her weird to he oh. >> yeah, something is wrong. >> stephanie: amanda has stopped talking to herself and insulting people. she has become down right polite, saying please and thank you, and showing no signs of
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violence. i hope that continues. >> me too. >> stephanie: all right. must i? kesha. >> oh, yes. >> stephanie: she said recently i had a tail when i was born. it was a tiny tail. about a quarter of an inch, and then they chopped it off, and stole my tail. that was when i was little. i'm really sad about that story. [♪ somber music ] >> okay. >> stephanie: a little bone piece -- >> yeah. a tail. >> oh, my god! >> stephanie: right. who doesn't have one of those. >> some people have them, and she's sad. it makes her have a sad. >> stephanie: she misses her tiny tail. [ crickets chirping ] [ bell chimes ] >> stephanie: okay. that's just weird. >> i don't imagine she has trouble -- well, you know what i
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mean. sir >> stephanie: oh, that's where he was going with that. >> especially since she brushes her teeth with jack daniels. >> my kind of girl. >> stephanie: we have been talking all morning, because i don't remember this happening before, this unbelievable -- i would state was soliloquy. what was it 14 minutes? >> sixteen. >> stephanie: sixteen minutes they let ariel castro talk. he blamed the victims went on and on. here is ariel castro yesterday. >> [ inaudible ]. >> yeah, he said people think i'm a monster. but i'm not a monster, i'm just sick. no, you are a monster. >> stephanie: yeah. and this is him talking about coming home -- meaning home and talking about the daughter that he had by raping one of the
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girls and imprisoning them. >> every time i would come home [ inaudible ]. >> wait, something you said sounded crazy. >> stephanie: don't be so hard on yourself. yeah, talked about how he loved his daughter -- he is talking about the daughter that he had by raping -- he is saying, oh, my daughter said i was such a great dad, and then jim was saying he had to sign the deed to the house over, obviously. and it made him sad because of all of the happy memories that he had there with the girls. [♪ magic wand ] >> wow. >> stephanie: and michele knight who was incredibly brave -- i was saying i could understand -- the other two girls had someone speak for them -- i don't know if they knew they were going to have to sit through that -- >> no. >> stephanie: sixteen minutes of
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basically calling them sluts. him saying they were not virgins. they had other partners before me. you are not a partner, you were a kidnapper. and she shouldn't have gotten in the car -- anyway. michele knight. >> days turns into nights, nights turns into days, years turned into eternity. i knew nobody cared about me. he told me that my family didn't care. >> stephanie: yeah, and she is clearly -- permanently damaged, and yet, you know, that spirit -- just -- when you try to damage -- when she -- play the one where she was talking about the length of time. >> you took eleven years of my life away, and now i have got it back. i spent eleven years in hell. now your hell is just beginning.
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>> stephanie: i mean, if you can imagine how long eleven years feels in those circumstances, it really is incredible. anyway this was her final -- >> [ inaudible ] respect who i am. you will live -- i will live on. you will die a little every day. >> stephanie: anyway, good for her. [ applause ] >> stephanie: good for her. i would have had a lot more to say if it were me. all right. it's friday, you know what that means, drunk stack. >> yay, drunk stack! >> stephanie: drunk man fell through hotel ceiling. i hate that when a drunk guy falls through the ceiling. lexington, kentucky, got into the attic of the extended stay hotel before falling to the lobby floor below.
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he -- he is fine. >> i'm guessing alcohol was involved? >> stephanie: yes, that's what i said. the headline, drunk man, falls through hotel -- it's hard to do that sober. i have tried. >> really? >> stephanie: and establish fire department saved a residents from destruction as the drunk resident tried to dry his wet socks and underwear in the oven. >> stephanie: you tried to microwave a potato. >> stephanie: right. i forgot that. all right. i want to thank, jim ward, chris lavoie, and t-bone on drums. we'll see you monday on the "stephanie miller show." ♪
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